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January Scholars in France

Every year, the best students in French studies can apply for a January Scholars award, which allows them to spend two weeks in Paris under the guidance of a French faculty. This program of cultural immersion includes visits, concerts, conferences given by experts in their field, as well as dinners and the experience of Parisian culture and daily life.


How to apply

Download the Word document below.

Submit application by email to or bring to the offices of Global Languages, 14N-305.

Preference given to French majors, minors and concentrators and students with demonstrated commitment to French Studies at MIT.

Following review of applications, applicants will be notified whether they are invited for an interview. Following the interviews, a final selection of participants will be made.

For selected participants, attendance at pre-trip orientation dinner is mandatory.


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Please direct all questions and inquiries to:

Lisa Hickler
Global Languages



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Info session: TBD.

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